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A2006.022.049-.052 - Pamphlet, booklet, certificate and invitation

This file consists of documents related to Bruce County Loyal Orange Lodge: .049 The Grand Orange Lodge of British America certificate authorizing Ronald Martindale to open and work a County Lodge to be known as Loyal Orange County Lodge # C.207 of Bruce. .052 Flier invitation to the public installation of County Master A. McCormick and associate officers for County of Bruce Loyal Orange Lodge .050 "Words of Inspiration: 300th Anniversary Battle of the Boyne" re: annual session of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West, 1990 .051 Orangeism: its ethics and philosophy pamphlet

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A2006.022.052-.057 - Newspaper clippings

Collection of newspaper clippings concerning Bruce County Orange Lodges: .052 ""Orange and Proud of It: parade one of pride, not hate"", Sun Times, 1998 .053 "Kincardine Loyal Orange Lodge donated $250 to the Women's House", with photo of Master Art McCormick and Peggy Schankula .054 "'Youth lodge' marches in 170th Orange Parade", Toronto Star .055 L.O.L. Lodges form one county group" re: amalgamation of West Bruce and North Bruce, Kincardine News, 1985 .056 "Thirty-five Lodges participate in 209th Orange Celebration", with photos of Bethel, Kinloss, Clinton lodges in parade, Kincardine News, 1970 .057 "Boyne Anniversary Celebrants" re: Orange Lodges in West Bruce & Kinloss L.O.L. mem

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A2006.022.071-.301 - Loyal Orange Lodge membership certificates

This series consists of 230 Membership Certificates collected by Kincardine Loyal Orange Lodge #765 as various Bruce County Loyal Orange Lodges disbanded over the years. The Certificates were granted by a variety of lodges including those within and outside of Bruce County. See attached finding aid for list of member names recorded on each certificate.

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A2006.211.039 - Pamphlets and ephemera

This folder contains pamphlets and ephemera collected by Southampton Loyal Orange Lodge #128: a) "Grand Orange Lodge of Canada Task Force questionnaire (1983?);" b) "Canadian Orangeism, have you thought about us?" pamphlet [1987?]; c) "Orangeism: its ethics and philosophy" pamphlet, 1987 d) "Basic Principles of the Orange Order" pamphlet e) "The True Arch Purple Boy"" poem."

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A2006.211.040 - Loyal Orange Lodge clippings

Folder of newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to Orange Lodges of Bruce County, collected by Mr. Robert Edgson. Lodges mentioned in the articles include: Tara Preceptory #436, Bruce West, Provincial Grand Chapter of Ontario West, Kincardine #765, Bruce County #207, Dundalk Black Knights and Chesley #818. Includes articles with photographs.

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A2006.211.042 - July 10, 2006 sparks the day of our Orange Family!

Invitation to "July 10, 2006 sparks the day of our Orange Family" Grand Lodge Officers to conduct meeting open to the public at Bruce County Museum, July 10, 2006. Invited Guest to Banquet at 6 p.m. "Edgson" typed on the back page.

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A2006.211.049-.050 - Loyal Orange Lodge history

This file consists of documents related to the history of the Orange Lodge Association and of Orange Lodges in Bruce County in particular. Document titles include "Its Historical Beginnings"; "150 Years of Orangeism in Bruce County", including information about the Museum plaque unveiling in 2002, "The Beginning of the Orange Association in Bruce County" including lists of branches and their date of warrants.

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A2006.211.051-.053 - Plaque unveiling programme and certificates

This file consists of documents related to the unveiling of a plaque at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre in 2002, commemorating the Orange Lodges of Bruce County. Item List: .051 Programme "Ceremonial Dedication of a Plaque commemorating the Orange Lodges once existing in Bruce County (Amberley to Tobermory);" .052 Certificate: "Orange Association" from Bill Murdoch, MPP 2002 .053 Certificate: "Ovid L. Jackson, Member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound is pleased to congratulate Loyal Orange Lodge #1284 on the occasion of plaque unveiling commemorating the Bruce County Orange Association July 12, 2002."

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A2006.211.056-.057 - Grand Black Chapter of British America Rules and Regulations

.056 Grand Black Chapter of British America Rules and Regulations, August 1950 .057 Grand Black Chapter of British America Rules and Regulations, December 31, 1980 These booklets consist of the rules and regulations to be observed by all Chapters and Preceptories meeting in British America / Canada under the authority of the Imperial Grand Black Chapter of the British Commonwealth.

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A2006.211.059 - The 134th annual report of the Grand Orange Lodge of British America

The 134th Annual Report of the Grand Orange Lodge of British America, 1964, taking place in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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A2006.211.060-.070 - Reproduction photographs, some including Robert Edgson

11 photographs featuring Robert Edgson and others presenting cheques. .069 has "Robert Edgson Southampton Grand Master Grand Black Chapter O.W., convention 1992 Southampton & Reg Moore, North Bay ..." inscribed on back. .070 is labelled R.W.G.M. John Cotterell

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A2006.211.071-.143 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge and Grand Black Chapter members

73 photographs featuring Orange Lodge and Grand Black Chapter members. Individuals identified in some of the photos consist of: Robert Edgson, Mr. McClinton, Jess McIntosh, Harold Simpson, Lloyd Hern, John Nelson, Ron Martindale, Betty Weiss, and Gladys Martindale. Photographs include: (a) an occasion of a man sitting with a framed warrant and group of men gathered in front of Union Jack flag; (b) presentation of Grand Black Chapter of Ontario West framed certificates to various members, ca. 1990; (c) Grand Chapter, Southampton, 1999, (d) Grand Chapter Office 1981; (e) Banner of Underwood Loyal Orange Lodge # 1122; (f) Loyal Orange Lodge sign for LOBA #1067 RBO #436 and

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A2006.211.144-161 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge members

17 photographs featuring Orange Lodge Chapter members. Individuals identified in some of the photos consist of: Robert Edgson and Alf Pratt. Photographs include Orange Lodge parades and floats, showing Grey Bruce County banner. "1991" is included in developer's stamp on reverse of some of the photographs.

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A2006.211.162-167 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge members

Six photographs featuring Robert Edgson. Orange Lodge regalia is featured in some of the images. Other individuals identified in the photographs include James Molyneux (World G.M. of L.O.L.) and Cecil Anthony (G.M. of B.G.).; Arthur Hamilton (1997); Val Jones and Robert Weir.

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A2006.211.168-.177 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge members and candidates

Ten photographs featuring Robert Edgson, dated April 2000 and March 2002. Includes group photographs of men wearing red robes and orange lodge regalia. One photograph includes a "Murphy Lodge" sign. .168 includes a paper with identification: J. Ferguson, W. Milne, D. Patton, C. Smith, G. Schular, W. Thompson, S. Lawler, D'Algoe, R. Weller, R. Stanley, G. McLennan, B. Blackler, R. Taylor, W. Lougheed, R. Weir, G. Martin, W. Weller, T. Gunnes, J. Cotterell, K. Dungee, R. Edgson, A. Pragg. .168 individuals are identified as Candidates: K. Hutchinson, R. Boylan, Rev. S. Belding, D. Verner, W. Mann, S. Gilikson, R. Ash.

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A2006.211.178-221 - Photographs featuring Robert Edgson and Orange Lodge members

45 featuring Robert Edgson and other Orange Lodge members. Individuals identified include: Joyce Dawson, Allan Legge, Ron Oswald and Alf Pratt (1998); Willie Dunlop, Bob Wier, Dave Aljoe, Elsie and Gerald Schuler (1998); Norman Bell, Harry Thompson, Bob Weir, Gordon McClelland, John Cotterell (1998). Includes photographs of a 2002 dinner event and presentations in Chesley in 1998.

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A2006.211.222-.225 - Photographs featuring Provincial Grand Black Chapter Members

Four photographs featuring Robert Edgson and Provincial Grand Black Chapter members.

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A2006.211.226-.293 - Photographs featuring Orange and Grand Black Chapter Lodge Members

68 photographs featuring Robert Edgson and other Orange Lodge and Grand Black Chapter members. Identified events and people include: \ a) Grand Black Chapter Gathering in Hull, Quebec, 1999; b) John Cotterell and Tom Gunnis, 2000; c) Bob Weir and Alf Pratt, 2000; d) George Eccles, Dave Aljoe, Bob Weir, Jean Wilton, Kris Kennedy, Bill Lougheed at International Plowing Match 1999; e) Bill Galbraith, Ev. Shortt, Art Galbraith, McIsaac; A number of photographs were stamped on the back "Seattle Film Works 5/91"

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A2006.211.294-.319 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge Members

25 photographs featuring Robert Edgson and other Orange Lodge and Grand Black Chapter members. Events identified and captured in the photographs include: a) presentation of certificates at Garland Loyal Orange Lodge # 856, Cargill (including banner) in 2004; b) William Munro, 1982; c) "John Nelson, Alf Pratt, Homer Dar...; Ron Smith; R. Edgson, J. Sumpton, T. Taylor, A. McCormock, K. Kersley, J. Miles."

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A2006.211.320-.377 - Photographs featuring Orange Lodge Members

57 photographs featuring Robert Edgson and other Orange Lodge and Grand Black Chapter members. Identified events captured in the photographs include: Convention held in Southampton in April 1992; Officers at St. Catharines, and Grand Chapter Officers at House of Orange, Toronto.

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A2008.016.019 - The story of Orangeism

The Story of Orangeism includes highlights of its origins and 125 years of service to the Christian Church, Canada and the Empire, including a directory of the Orange Lodges operating in Ontario West since 1830. Compiled and published for The Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West by Leslie H. Saunders.

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A2010.099.0784a - The County Town question

This book is part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 1, File 6 (Research library of published books - Local history books). This book was printed and published by the Walkerton Historical Society in association with Echo Graphics, Wiarton in 1983, with the assistance of the Town of Walkerton and a grant from New Horizons (Ministry of Health and Welfare). This is copy number 458 out of 2,000 and it is signed by the author, Peter S. Schmalz. This book reviews the passionate struggle to win the designation as County Town for Bruce County. Ten sites were proposed by the reeves: They were Walkerton, Paisley, Kincardine, Southampton, Riversdale, Teeswater, Pinkerton, Greenock Town Plot,

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A2010.099.0807 - Authors & poets of the Grey and Bruce

This book profiles authors and poets of Grey and Bruce Counties. Information provided relating to each author or poet includes name, county and/or town, and a brief biography about their personal life and writing. Prepared as a project of the Owen Sound Public Library for the First Arts Festival of Grey and Bruce Counties ... and sponsored by Grey-Bruce Arts Council.

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A2010.099.1001 - Volume 1, documents 9 - 610

This volume is part of series 2 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents), file 1 (Saugeen Nawash claims). The volume now consists of three folders (marked 2010.099.1000a-c), containing documents numbered intermittently from 9 - 610, chiefly copied from microfilm and resources held at the National Archives of Canada (now Library and Archives Canada), including material from NAC RG 1, RG 10 (including parts of treatise and surrenders series and Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds) and MG 11-series Q (colonial correspondence). The documents concern tribes of the Ojibway Nation, including Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas

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A2010.099.1002 - Volume 2, documents 611 - 865

This volume is part of series 2 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents), file 1 (Saugeen Nawash claims). The volume now consists of three folders (marked A2010.099.1002a-c), containing documents numbered intermittently from 611 - 865, chiefly copied from microfilm and resources held at the National Archives of Canada (now Library and Archives Canada), including material from NAC's reference number RG 10 (including parts of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds). The documents concern tribes of the Ojibway Nation, including Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. Topics addressed in the docum